Today’s Local News

Thermal Neutral Zone

Posted: Saturday, January 18th, 2014 at 6:19 am

One expert says it’s more cost effective to keep hog buildings at the optimal temperature during the winter.

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Winfield Teen Arrested for Distribution to Juveniles

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:39 pm

A missing child report led to an arrest in Winfield this week.

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Date and Location Chosen for Third Techel Trial

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Following two mistrials, a Wapello County man will stand trial for a third time in July.

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Group Plans to Represent Small School Districts in Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Rural school officials are traveling to Des Moines tomorrow to learn more about a group that plans to help small school districts.

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Flu Activity Increasing in Iowa

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:23 am

The flu activity in Iowa is increasing but remains regional.

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YMCA May Manage City Pool

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Washington City Council is considering approving a resolution in which the YMCA will manage the Steele Family Aquatic Center.

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Winds Top 40 MPH Thursday

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

A wind advisory was in effect for the area yesterday evening.

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Tax “Short Forms” Discontinued

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Tax season is upon us and according to the Iowa Department of Revenue more Iowans are filing electronically.

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175th Committee Continues to Fundraise

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

Plans for Washington’s 175th Celebration are well underway.

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Keep Vehicles off Kalona Streets While Plowing is Underway

Posted: Friday, January 17th, 2014 at 6:21 am

When plows are out, cars need to be off the streets in Kalona.

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Edmondson Announces Candidacy

Posted: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:24 am

Former Washington County Attorney Barb Edmondson has announced she is seeking the office again.

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Subcommittee to Review Rental Inspection Proposal

Posted: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A subcommittee will be formed to further review and ammend the proposed rental property inspection and procedure process.

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Bunker Mill Bridge Restoration Continues

Posted: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:23 am

Bach Steel is back in Washington County to work on the Bunker Mill Bridge.

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Washington Student Chosen for Select Choir Group

Posted: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:23 am

A Washington High School senior was selected for the six state North Central American Choral Directors Association.

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Conservation Board to Hold Special Session

Posted: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Washington County Conservation Board is holding a special session meeting this afternoon.

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Eradicated Diseases Remain Common in Developing Countries

Posted: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:22 am

Diseases that are rare and sometimes unheard of in the United States can be easily contracted in developing nations.

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Sportsman’s Banquet Saturday

Posted: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:21 am

The second annual Sportsman’s Banquet is being held this weekend.

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Wellman Renovation Park Bathrooms

Posted: Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 6:20 am

A winter start is expected for a project at Wellman’s North Park.

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Drug Task Force Funding Cuts Expected

Posted: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at 6:25 am

Funding cuts are expected this year for the drug task force.

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Public Hearing for ATVs on Roadways Held

Posted: Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 at 6:24 am

The first public hearing regarding the proposed ATV ordinance on B level county roads was held at yesterday’s supervisors meeting.

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